CPV Food to export first batch of processed chicken to Japan

Thursday, 20/10/2022 23:03
CPV Food, a member of C.P Vietnam Livestock JSC, is set to ship its first batch of processed local chicken to the Japanese market in October, reported the Voice of Vietnam.
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A view inside the CPV Food's processing facility for chickens for export (Photo: CPV Food) 

This will mark the first time that CPV Food's chicken has successfully made inroads into the Japanese market, a factor which will provide fresh impetus for CPV Food’s brand of chicken to penetrate other international markets in the future.

A representative of CPV Food in the southern province Binh Phuoc said the company has now fully competed procedures to export its processed chicken products to Japan, adding that the ceremony to ship the first batch is expected to be held in October.

The Department of Animal Health under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development recently co-ordinated with CPV Food to organise programmes to supervise food safety supply chains aimed at ensuring processing facilities comply with stringent hygiene requirements set by Japanese importers.

According to the schedule, representatives of the Department of Animal Health will present "Health Certificate" to CPV Food in late October, thereby marking the first time CPV Food’s brand of Vietnamese chicken has penetrated the Japanese market.

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Photo: nld.com.vn 

From May 31 to June 3 the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) sent a veterinary inspection team to CPV Food's production facility in Binh Phuoc. in a bid to evaluate the production chain of processed chicken specifically for export.

On August 30, an inspection team from MAFF then sent an official dispatch, affirming that CPV Food Co., Ltd. have ensured the MAFF’s veterinary hygiene requirements for export to the Japanese market are met.

CPV Food was inaugurated in December, 2020, with the firm boasting the largest and most modern complex of livestock and chicken processing factories in the nation. Located in Becamex Binh Phuoc Industrial Park in Binh Phuoc province, the site has seen an investment capital of US$250 million.

20 international airlines keen to launch air routes to Phu Quoc

Up to 20 international airlines are actively seeking to open air services to Phu Quoc island in the southern province of Kien Giang, reported the Voice of Vietnam.

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Phu Quoc International Airport in the southern province of Kien Giang 

This information was unveiled during a recent meeting held between local authorities and a delegation of the Committee of the Vietnam Aviation Association, a group which wants to explore development opportunities and launch air routes both to and from Phu Quoc moving forward.

The reception saw Huynh Quang Hung, chairman of Phu Quoc City People's Committee, emphasise that Phu Quoc remains a popular tourism destination for both domestic and international travel companies, noting that the city has been granted approval by the Prime Minister to become a national tourist hub of regional and international stature.

Nguyen Minh Dong, director of Phu Quoc International Airport, said that further investment will be made as part of efforts to build an additional international terminal, cargo terminal, warehouse, and runway for the airport over the coming years to serve up to ten million passengers a year.

Furthermore, representatives from 20 international airlines operating in the nation expressed their desire to launch air routes to and from Phu Quoc, as well as gaining greater insights into the Phu Quoc International Airport’s capability to accommodate large aircraft and the issuance of visas for foreign tourist.

Philip Claud Odhiambo Ojuang, chairman of the Committee of the Vietnam Aviation Association, highlighted the vision of leaders from Phu Quoc as being a driving force to create favourable conditions to turn the island into a popular destination.

He expressed his wish that local authorities speed up the visa exemption synchronously among domestic airports in a bid to facilitate tourists’ travel in the future.

Phu Quoc International Airport currently makes up one of the five airports which receives the largest amount of passengers among the nation’s 29 airports.

Lac Hong University’s training programmes win AUN-QA accreditation

Six education programmes of Lac Hong University in the southern province of Dong Nai have been certified as meeting quality accreditation and recognition standards by the ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA), reported Vietnam News Agency.

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A representative of Lac Hong University (L) receives the quality accreditation and recognition certificate by the ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA) (Photo: VNA) 

Those programmes specialise in information technology, electrical and electronic engineering technology, pharmacy, business administration, accounting, and English language.

In addition to learning in a continuously improved education environment, students also easily join exchange programmes or have their equivalent academic credits exchanged with universities in the region.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Son Hung praised Lac Hong University for its contribution to education and socio-economic development in the locality.

The serious implementation of the basic and comprehensive renovation of education and training at all education levels, and education quality accreditation in the locality will create real values of education and contribute to improving the quality of human resources, he affirmed.

Lac Hong University currently has 10 faculties with 20 training programmes at bachelor, master, and Ph.D levels.

Website provides VR details of My Son World Cultural Heritage

The Management Board of My Son World Cultural Heritage and Digital Transformation Solution Company Limited (VR360), a member of Bizverse, are working together to build a website providing details of the heritage through virtual reality technology, reported Vietnam News Agency.

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My Son World Cultural Heritage (Photo: VNA) 

Director of the board Phan Ho said that the partnership aims to improve experience for visitors to the heritage, while helping the board apply digital technology to the conservation and promotion of its values and popularise it to domestic and foreign tourists.

In the first phase from the beginning of 2022, the detailed VR360 virtual reality website has been built, integrated with virtual voiceover features, overview introduction, bringing the 3D digital museum model on Bizverse's  3D World Map.

In the second phase, to be carried out in late 2022 and 2023, the website will be upgraded with new features and an exhibition space for the museum on Metaverse so that viewers can visit from everywhere, thus enhancing its interactivity and 360 degrees’ rotation.

Over the years, the My Son World Cultural Heritage Management Board has implemented many projects to promote digital transformation to improve the efficiency of conservation activities and promote the heritage values, including the digitisation of artifacts preserved at the site and the museum.

The application of information technology in the conservation and promotion of the value of site has changed the management process, significantly contributing to the attraction of tourists, especially foreigners, to the world's cultural heritage, said Ho.

My Son, located in Duy Phu commune, Duy Xuyen district of the central province of Quang Nam, is the most renowned architectural complex of the Cham people in Vietnam. It was built during the late 4th century and the 13th century. The relic was recognised by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as a world cultural heritage site on December 1, 1999./.

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